Liberty For All?

2 Sep
“…that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Those words, written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776 would change the world in dramatic ways. The American Founding...
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A Tale of Two Revolutions

2 Apr
The Declaration of Independence is presented to the Continental Congress, 1776
In 1776, American colonists declared independence from Great Britain. Under twenty years later, the French deposed their king and guillotined him and his wife. The American and French Revolutions were close chronologically but radically different in nature. While the American...
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Colonists To Colonizers

17 Mar
The flag of Liberia
In 1776, the United States of America declared independence from Great Britain. Only forty-four years afterward, the United States established its own colony on the coast of West Africa. In 1820, the American Colonization Society began the process of sending...
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The Other ’76

4 Nov
Arguably, the greatest year in American history was 1776. It was during this year that the seeds of liberty were planted and they would be officially harvested in 1783. The Declaration of Independence was established in 1776 and Washington’s decisive...
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Epic American Battles: Trenton

3 Oct
In times past, though not long ago, young boys ventured into the woods with sticks and played war. Today, it is not so common. But decades ago it was customary for boys to relive the battles of American history. They...
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